SPACEX – ISS Docking Simulator

This simulator will familiarize you with the controls of the actual interface used by NASA Astronauts to manually pilot the SpaceX Dragon 2 vehicle to the International Space Station. Successful docking is achieved when all green numbers in the center of the interface are below 0.2. Movement in space is slow and requires patience & […]

Chrome DevTools Pong – A game to play inside the Chrome DevTools

Move over Chrome Dino Game! Now you can play Pong inside the Chrome DevTools. Chrome DevTools Pong → Spoiler: How it works In case you were wondering: it’s a regular Pong game, but with the elements visually hidden (opacity: 0;) so that they only show up in the DevTools’ Layers Panel. So simple, that becomes […]

Remix – React Framework for Web Apps

The past few weeks I’ve been enjoying the newsletter of Remix, an yet to be released React Framework Remix is a web application framework for React from the authors of React Router: Michael Jackson and Ryan Florence. It provides APIs and conventions for server rendering, data loading, routing and more. You can also read some […]

The Ultimate Guide to React Native Optimization

The folks over at Callstack have published a series on React Native Optimization: In this and the following articles, we will show you how to optimize the performance and stability of your apps. Thanks to the practices described in the guide, you will improve the user experience and speed up the time-to-market of your apps. […]

useWorker() – Use Web Workers with React Hooks

useWorker() is a js library (with typescript support) that allows you to use the Web Worker Web API, through React Hooks. This library allows you to run the expensive function without blocking the user interface, using a simple syntax that makes use of Promise import React from "react"; import { useWorker, WORKER_STATUS } from "@koale/useworker"; […]

Pose Animator – Animate SVG Illustrations using your Camera

This is crazy: Pose Animator takes a 2D vector illustration and animates its containing curves in real-time based on the recognition result from PoseNet and FaceMesh. It borrows the idea of skeleton-based animation from computer graphics and applies it to vector characters. Built on top of PoseNet to track the body’s pose, and the aforementioned […]

PHPUnit: A Security Risk?

The author of PHPUnit was a bit surprised when he received a mail stating that PHPUnit was a security risk and hackers could remotely execute PHP code through a file named eval-stdin.php that ships used to ship with PHPUnit. // eval-stdin.php eval ('?>'. \file_get_contents('php://input')); Even though the eval-stdin.php file itself indeed was vulnerable, it never […]